Management team

Chair - Sonya Hurt

Sonya joined Nottinghamshire County Council 22 years ago and is currently team manager for highway safety. She took up the post of chair in November 2016.
T: 0115 9774272 | Email

Vice Chair - Liz Brooker MBE

Liz is Lewisham Council’s road safety & sustainable transport manager having been involved in road safety within Lewisham for more than three decades. She took up the post of vice-chair in November 2016.
T: 020 8314 2254 | Email

Vice Chair - Matt Pickard AMRSGB

Matt joined Derbyshire County Council in 2009 and is responsible for the ETP element of road safety in the county, as well as the wider strategy, managing the analytical team and working with partner agencies.  Prior to this Matt served for 30 years in the Derbyshire Constabulary. Matt became vic-chair in November 2016.
T: 01629 538657 | Email

Finance Administrator - Jackie Bratley

T: 07774 922086 | Email

Director of Academy - Sam Merison

Sam is the principal safety education officer with the London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames. He became head of the Road Safety GB Academy in November 2013.
T: 020 8487 5356 | Email

Director of Communications

Position currently vacant

Director of Research - Jeremy Phillips

Jeremy has been working on road safety for more than 25 years and is currently road casualty reduction team manager for Devon County Council. Jeremy took up the post of director of research in November 2015.
T: 01392 383289 | Email

Company Secretary - June Howlett

June is a road safety officer with Buckinghamshire County Council, Transport for Bucks and became company secretary of Road Safety GB in November 2017.
T: 01296 382338 | Email


Business & Operations Manager (Consultant) - Alan Kennedy

Alan became Road Safety GB's first contracted manager in April 2014 on a consultancy basis. Prior to that he enjoyed a long and successful career with Durham County Council's road safety team, and served as chair of Road Safety GB for more than four years.
T: 07738 946139 | Email (Main) | Email (Alternative) 

Director of Finance - Richard Hall

Richard has worked in road safety for 30 years and is currently road safety team manager for North Lincolnshire Council. He became Road Safety GB’s director without portfolio in February 2016.
T: 01724 297346 | Email